WATERTOWN, Mass., Dec. 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ:MIME), a leading email and data security company, today announced Stephen Ward will join its Board of Directors on January 1st. Ward is the Chief Information Security Officer at TIAA, a Fortune 80 financial institution, where he provides progressive direction over cybersecurity and technology risk.
“We are excited to add Stephen to our Board of Directors, as he brings extensive knowledge of the business and risk management in cybersecurity,” said Peter Bauer, CEO & Chairman, Mimecast. “We appreciate his willingness to serve and look forward to benefiting from his leadership.”
Ward has more than 20 years of experience in physical security, personal protection, fraud, cybersecurity and technology risk acquired throughout his career in both the private sector and as a special agent with the U.S. Secret Service. At JPMorgan Chase, he was active in multiple aspects of overseeing incident response, cyber intelligence, fraud investigations and risk. Additionally, during his tenure with the Secret Service, the breadth of his training and experience included physical protection, fraud and cybersecurity.
Ward’s innovative approach has led to patent-pending technology related to malware analysis. He has also received award recognition from his industry peers in the cybersecurity field. Stephen is a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard and graduated from Seton Hall University.
Mimecast (NASDAQ:MIME) makes business email and data safer for 28,200 customers and their millions of employees worldwide. Founded in 2003, the company's next-generation cloud-based security, archiving and continuity services protect email and deliver comprehensive email risk management.
Alison Raymond Walsh